Monthly Archives: June 2013

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Hello everyone!  With summer finally in full swing here in Manhattan, we are pleased to bring you the latest updates in foreign filing and patenting news.  Please take a look at what has been going on in the IP world … Continue reading

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Hi everyone! Our friends at AFD China have released another great IP newsletter this month, and we’ve picked out a few highlights for you below: On a recent visit to Switzerland, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promoted the idea of “technological … Continue reading

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Hello friends and colleagues! Take a look at the latest in foreign filing/patenting news for the week of June 17th: The chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission is investigating patent trolls and frivolous patent lawsuits. The EPO and Morocco signed … Continue reading

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WIPO publishes a monthly newsletter with the latest announcements relating to the filing of applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).  For your consideration, we put together some highlights from the June 2013 edition: WIPO released a collection of new … Continue reading

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Dr. Jacqueline Lui and Ms. Yolanda Wang, colleagues at Eagle IP Ltd., were kind enough to share a guest article comparing Invention patents and Utility model patents in China. For convenience, they also included a useful table summarizing the differences … Continue reading

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Hi friends! We’ve gathered some of the latest stories in foreign filing/patenting news from the week of June 10th: The US Supreme Court ruled that isolated human genes may not be patented. Spain challenged the Unitary European Patent system again, … Continue reading

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For your consideration we have gathered the latest in foreign patent filing news from the first week in June: The USPTO hosted a meeting of the world’s five largest IP offices, as they renewed their commitment to simplifying the application … Continue reading

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The next topic I’ll cover in our “Monitoring Patent Costs” series will be patent annuity or maintenance fees. Often times, applicants are unaware of these fees for “maintaining” a patent, and depending on the issuing jurisdiction and the age of … Continue reading